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  • Ochena Dana

    Everyone dreams of their happily-ever-after scenarios. Fall in love, get married, live the rest of the life with utmost bliss. However, reality doesn't always condone to such a grandiose idea; especially when you're least expecting tragedy. This is the premise of Ochena Dana, where Nitu (Sabnam Faria) elopes with her boyfriend Rasel (Anisur Rahman Milon) so that she doesn't have to undergo a marriage arranged

  • Ratri Diprohor

    Othoi (Aparna Ghosh) is a foreign university student who has just returned to Bangladesh, intending to surprise her family and boyfriend with a sudden visit. Her plans are thwarted when she is randomly left behind by a taxi-driver near the Banani highway in the middle of the night, leaving her no way to get home by herself. As she waits for her boyfriend to come pick her up, her only option is to wait in the scary

  • Jonmodin

    Opu (played by Tawsif) is an impulsive teenager constantly making the wrong choices in life, which includes skipping out on classes, ignoring his friends' and mother's advice and constantly running after a woman known to use men for her own benefit. This young woman (played by Jessia) is a foul-mouthed individual who loves to prey on gullible men like Opu, and only feigns fake interest to make them do her

  • Tomar Parai Asbo Fire

    Amidst the endless array of TV shows and serials trying their best to fit the theme of Pahela Baishakh during every 14th April, there are a few dramas that aim to not follow the trope and simply feature a feel-

  • Bok Dekhicho

    We live in a society filled with all sorts of individuals. While some may be mentally challenged and in assist of the society's help, there are people who love to prey on the weak just to get some cheap entertainment out of it.

  • Dekha

    Romantic stories are dime a dozen in Bangla dramas and the desire for an exception constantly arises in regular viewers. While modern tales attempt to break the mold through unconventional plot twists and over-the-top story progressions, this serial in particular managed to be… Just about the same. The name of this telefilm has about nothing to do with the overall story, as viewers would fail to see how the

  • Aj Purobir Din

    The title of “Birangana” is something associated with respect and courage. Being termed as a “war heroine” for surviving unimaginably horrific torture during the tumultuous Independence War of Bangladesh, the title is attached with an aura of admiration and iron-will. Purobi, the titular character, is a “Birangana” who has come back to her country after 45 years, only to meet certain individuals who she has a

  • Khola Chithi

    As appalling as it may seem, the term “rape” has become exceedingly common nowadays. News of such physical and mental abuse is found everywhere, but very rarely do we get to hear of such cases from the ones who experienced it. Khola Chithi attempts to break the mold by portraying the story of a rape victim and vividly details her pain, struggles and eventual success in life. While it is, at the end of the day, a work of fiction, this drama doesn't fail to point out how “rape” is still a taboo in our society, and just how ignorant we choose to be towards such an alarming occurrence.

  • Gohine

    As both real life and many forms of fiction have always stated, married life isn't always as dreamy as it is cracked up to be. Even when two people mutually decide to spend the rest of their lives with each other, disputes and disagreements are bound to happen, and only through “the power of love” can people overcome such irksome obstacles. Gohine is a telefilm that focuses on how married life can turn bittersweet quite quickly, and how both the

  • Closeup Kache Ashar Golpo 2018, Closeup Kache Ashar Golpo, Valentine's Day 2018,

    Kache Ashar Golpo for the 6th time

    Closeup is back once again with Closeup Kache Ashar Golpo 2018 to celebrate Valentine's Day with three brand new dramas based on

  • Tomar Amar Rong

    While trying to watch something a bit more serious than the myriad of comedy flicks that has become the norm nowadays, I came across this drama in which the first scene showed a woman apparently

  • Shomorpon

    Shomorpon

    Browsing through channels expecting a worthwhile short serial to watch can be quite disappointing at times.

  • Goblin The Lonely and Great God

    A lonely cursed goblin, who used to be an invincible War General, has waited 900 years to be reunited with his human bride. The reunion is the only thing that can liberate him from his curse and end his immortality. Despite the end of the curse signaling the end of the Goblin as well, he awaits his beloved with sadness in his heart.

  • Versatility Incarnate - Mosharraf Karim

    The story revolves around a humble village man who travels to Dhaka to congratulate the cast and crew of a recent 'National Film Award' winner.

  • Madhyabartini

    Anyone familiar with the short stories of the legendary Rabindranath Tagore will know Madhyabartini as a story of love, choices and despair.

  • President Sirajuddoula

    With a name like “President Sirajuddoula”, one can clearly expect what, or who, the show revolves around.

  • Chewing Gum

    When I first heard the name of this show, I grew an immediate distaste towards it.

  • Post Graduate

    Polash (Chanchal Chowdhury) the self-proclaimed “post-graduate” lives his life with his lecher nephew Hanif (Siddiqur Rahman) always trying to weasel money out of him.

  • LEGION

    Based on the "X-Men" comic, "Legion" is based around David Haller, who was diagnosed to be schizophrenic at an early age and has been kept at mental hospitals after a few chaotic events.

  • TOMAR PICHU PICHU

    Anila the food vlogger (played by Mim) is furious at the popularity garnered by the new food cart in town: Food Buzz, owned by Abrar (played by Tahsan).

  • Aj Robibar (1999)

    Aj Robibar" is a classic television sitcom where the story is based on an ordinary yet not so ordinary household with complicated members in the family.

  • COMEDY 420

    Residents of the same building run into crazy problems, often with each other, which always ends up in troubling real-life predicaments. Hilarity ensues.

  • BRISTIDER BARI

    The members of a family are all affected by the apparent arrival of Bristi, who had disappeared from her family 15 years ago when she was 12 years old.

  • EASY

    Joe Swanberg's eight-episode anthology, “Easy”, explores the many embodiments of love, with almost every episode presenting a different story set in Chicago.

  • Cheers (1982 – 1993)

    Cheers is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast from 1982 to 1993. The show is set up in a bar named Cheers, where a group of people meet to drink, socialize and relax.

  • Firay Chol Matir Taney

    Channel i: Celebrating 18 Years of Success

    One of the pioneers of satellite channels in Bangladesh, Channel i will be celebrating its 18th year anniversary today, on October 1.

  • Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979 – 1982)

    Not the Nine O'Clock News is a television comedy sketch show, originally broadcast from 1979 to 1982.

  • Frasier (1993 - 2004)

    Frasier (1993 - 2004)

    Frasier was produced as a spin-off of Cheers, continuing the story of psychiatrist Frasier Crane as he returned to Seattle, his hometown, to start a new life.

  • That ’70s Show (1998-2006)

    That ’70s Show is an American television sitcom that ran from August 23, 1998 to May 18, 2006, originally airing on FOX.

  • The Brady Bunch (1969 - 1974)

    The Brady Bunch revolves around two merged families as one, originating when Mike Brady, a widowed architect with three sons from California...

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